Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 605 552 587
Rank change year-on-year -53 +35 -37
Contract jobs citing CCSA 21 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.072% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 8
London median daily rate £463 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -13.64% +29.18%
10th Percentile £300 £331 £425
90th Percentile £800 £518 £706
England median daily rate £363 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £39.00

CCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,019 6,852 7,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.36% 16.94% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,148 4,647 5,386
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £264 £297 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £639
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 119 116
London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.33% +36.36% +25.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.25 £12.02
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.67% +9.09% +37.50%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCSA in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in London over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London - 3 £613 -
West London - 2 £256 -
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 19 (90.48%) CheckPoint
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (57.14%) CCNA
4 12 (57.14%) CCSE
5 10 (47.62%) Juniper
5 10 (47.62%) WAN
6 9 (42.86%) VPN
6 9 (42.86%) Network Security
7 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
7 8 (38.10%) VPLS
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (38.10%) CCIE
7 8 (38.10%) LAN
7 8 (38.10%) MPLS
7 8 (38.10%) OSPF
7 8 (38.10%) BGP
8 7 (33.33%) Internet
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (33.33%) MCSE
8 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 6 (28.57%) Network Architecture
9 6 (28.57%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) MCP
9 6 (28.57%) CCSP
9 6 (28.57%) CCNP
10 5 (23.81%) SSL
10 5 (23.81%) F5
11 4 (19.05%) High Availability

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) Network Security
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
4 8 (38.10%) BGP
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (38.10%) LAN
4 8 (38.10%) MPLS
4 8 (38.10%) OSPF
4 8 (38.10%) VPLS
5 7 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (23.81%) SSL
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (19.05%) DMZ
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
9 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
9 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
10 1 (4.76%) HSRP
10 1 (4.76%) Junos
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 9 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Architect
5 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Designer
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Security Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Check Point GAiA
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
2 4 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Presales
5 1 (4.76%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNA
2 12 (57.14%) CCSE
3 8 (38.10%) CCIE
4 7 (33.33%) MCSE
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (28.57%) CCNP
5 6 (28.57%) CCSP
5 6 (28.57%) MCP
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Master's Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) CCIE Security
8 2 (9.52%) CCSM
8 2 (9.52%) JNCIP
8 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
9 1 (4.76%) CISM
9 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) COBIT
3 1 (4.76%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (4.76%) GDPR
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView
1 1 (4.76%) OPNET
1 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) CheckPoint
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) Juniper
4 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
5 5 (23.81%) F5
6 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) CommVault
7 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) Zscaler